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from Thessaloniki to Athens

You can get from Thessaloniki to Athens by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Thessaloniki to Athens on 7 Dec we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:30Thessaloniki International Airport0h50 22:20Athens International Airport
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£241One-way
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21:30Thessaloniki International Airport0h50 22:20Athens International Airport
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£241One-way
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18:05Thessaloniki International Airport0h50 18:55Athens International Airport
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£411One-way
19:45Thessaloniki International Airport0h50 20:35Athens International Airport
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£411One-way
13:05Thessaloniki International Airport0h50 13:55Athens International Airport
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£331One-way

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6 Dec
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7 Dec
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8 Dec
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9 Dec
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10 Dec
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11 Dec
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12 Dec
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13 Dec
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14 Dec
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15 Dec
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16 Dec
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17 Dec
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18 Dec
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19 Dec
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20 Dec
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21 Dec
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22 Dec
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23 Dec
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24 Dec
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25 Dec
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26 Dec
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Travel Information from Thessaloniki to Athens

distanceDistance188 miles (303 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or ferry
priceTicket price range£52 - £60
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £52 • 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £52 • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAegean Airlines or Blue Star Ferries

Take a flight or ferry to travel 188 miles (303 km) to Athens from Thessaloniki. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £52. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Aegean Airlines or Blue Star Ferries among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Thessaloniki to Athens.

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FAQs
How do I go from Thessaloniki to Athens?

There are 2 ways to travel from Thessaloniki to Athens including taking a flight or ferry.

How do I get from Thessaloniki to Athens the cheapest way?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Thessaloniki to Athens, which costs on average £52.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Athens:

A flight is £7 less than a ferry for this journey with tickets for a ferry from Thessaloniki to Athens costing on average £60.

What is the fastest way to get from Thessaloniki to Athens?

The fastest way to get to Athens from Thessaloniki is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.

There are alternative travel options to Athens that can usually take longer:

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How far is Athens from Thessaloniki?

The distance from Thessaloniki to Athens is approximately 188 miles (303 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Thessaloniki and in Athens?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Thessaloniki to Athens:

  • Most travellers take a flight from Thessaloniki International Airport to Athens International Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from Thessaloniki to Athens?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Thessaloniki to Athens, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Aegean Airlines to go to Athens by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Aegean Airlines Thessaloniki to Athens tickets on Omio for £52.
  • Travel with Blue Star Ferries for ferries to Athens. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Blue Star Ferries Thessaloniki to Athens tickets on Omio for £60.
Is there a way to travel directly from Thessaloniki to Athens?

Yes, there are direct routes from Thessaloniki to Athens with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct flight services to Athens with Aegean Airlines.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Athens tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

Where should I go next after I travel between Thessaloniki and Athens?
Omio customers who travel from Thessaloniki to Athens often also extend their holiday to go to Rome, Paris or Berlin. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Athens and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy my Thessaloniki to Athens ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Thessaloniki and Athens, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost £52 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing £60 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Thessaloniki to Athens online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.